Marcus Nispel

Quick Facts

Full Name: Marcus Nispel
Born Date: 26 May, 1963
Age: 59 years
Horoscope: Gemini
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Stone: Agate
Lucky Color: Yellow
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Gender: Male
Profession: film producer and director
Country: Germany
Height: 6 feet 5 inches (1.96m)
Marital Status: married
Wife Dyan Humes-Nispel
Net Worth $5 to $10 million
Eye Color Hazel
Birth Place Frankfurt, West Germany
Nationality German
Ethnicity white
Education Brooklyn College and the New York Institute of Technology
Father Hiroki Matsukata
Mother Akiko Nishina
Siblings Two(Kerttu Niskanen and Katri Niskanen)
Kids two
Personal Web Personal Web
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Marcus Nispel is a German film producer and director. Marcus is best recognized for several high-profile American remakes such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

How much is the Net worth of Marcus Nispel?

According to the estimate, Marcus Nispel has a phenomenal net worth of roughly $5 to $10 million. In addition, he is one of the richest Directors and is regarded as the most popular Director. However, his principal income source is mostly from being a successful Film director.

Review: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Slant Magazine
Marcus Nispel, Movie scene Via Slant Magazine

Early Years and Bio

Marcus was born in Frankfurt, West Germany on May 26, 1963. He grew up near McNair Barracks and was able to learn and speak English by hanging out with the children of soldiers. He is 59 years old as of now. At the age of 20, he got a Fulbright Scholarship and attended Brooklyn College and the New York Institute of Technology. However, his ethnicity is white and he belongs of German origin. Talking about his family, her father is Hiroki Matsukata and her mother is Akiko Nishina. Moreover, her siblings are Kerttu Niskanen and Katri Niskanen. Therefore, their profession is still not known.

What is the Professional Career of Marcus Nispel?

Nispel launched his career as a Film director at an early age after completing his formal schooling. This personality is a German film director and producer and is well known for various high-profile American remakes such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, as well as a long career in television advertisements and music videos. He founded a production company with partner Anouk (Frankel) Nora Portfolio Artists Network. Later, it amalgamated with RSA (Ridley Scott Associates) Black Dog Films to establish Portfolio/Black Dog.

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Caption: Marcus Nispel posing for a photo. Source:

Then, Chris Wagoner took over the responsibility of leading his music video career with their partnership. Also, he worked for RSA as a commercial director for many years. At the age of 15, he took a job at a boutique named Hessler and Kehrer. When he had his first interview at an American ad agency, he was questioned about what Oreos meant, and he recognized the necessity of knowing American culture, and how working in advertising helped him comprehend that. Moreover, he was also an art director for Young & Rubicam.

In the year 2000, this producer put a print ad in Shoot for a temporary office in South Africa in the midst of a union strike. However, this ad portrayed an ancient African woman’s breasts with the phrase, “In South Africa, this is what SAG means.” The ad was condemned by SAG as anti-union and racist, and after an apology, Marcus was forced to quit from RSA. Later, he signed to MJZ for commercial work.

More about the career

The producer was slated to make his directing debut with the film named End of Days. But he stepped down before shooting owing to funding difficulties. He knew that films with enormous budgets would end up not allowing him accomplish anything with them. At the same time, a 64-page manifesto he had produced for on-set demands was published publicly. Then, he signed on to direct The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 2002. Initially, he was averse to remake the picture, but the cinematographer, Daniel Pearl, for the original film and regular collaborator with Marcus, urged him to direct.

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Caption: Marcus Nispel posing at the camera. Source: Rotten Tomatoes

On October 17, 2003, the picture was released to unfavorable reviews but was financially successful, generating around $107 million worldwide. After directing this picture, he signed on to direct a psychological thriller named Need, starring Diane Lane. Though he picked the picture as he wanted something ‘diametrically antithetical to TCM’, it was never released. In 2015, he directed the ghost exorcism film Exeter, formerly dubbed Backmask. However, he said he had retired from film filmmaking, becoming a property developer in a 2021 interview.

Brand Endorsement

There are no details about Marcus endorsing any items of various brands. Maybe, he has promoted brands but kept the information away from the public. However, he has not specified any brand on his personal website too.

Who is Marcus Nispel married to?

Nispel is married to Dyan Humes-Nispel who is a singer/songwriter/commercial editor. However, Dyan has composed songs for numerous performers including Whitney Houston. The producer and singer together have two Childrens, but the names of their children are yet undisclosed.

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Caption: Marcus Nispel with his wife. Source: The Blast.

Body Measurement

Marcus has a decent height of 6 feet 5 inches. However, his weight is not known. Also, he has a fit and healthy body but the information regarding body measurements is still not available. Additionally, this director has beautiful hazel eyes and is bald with a gray and brown beard.

Social Media

The director seems to remain away from social media networks. He does not have social media profiles like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Moreover, Marcus has his self-titled personal website. However, this personality is so focused on his profession that he did not want any social media distractions.

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